Category Archives: Sushi

STRIPSTEAK [2,] Las Vegas NV

  StripSteak Welcome Champagne Trio of Duck Fat Fries Yellowtail Sashimi – Cucumber Salad, Crispy Rice, Serrano Chili, Yuzu-Ponzu Crispy Rice Poppers – Hamachi and Ahi Tuna, Tobiko, Ponzu Iced Tea Roasted Bone Marrow – Chipotle-Chimichurri, Grilled Sourdough Bread Braised … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Foie, Foie Gras, Food, Ice Cream, Las Vegas, Michael Mina, Nevada, Pork, STRIPSTEAK, Sushi, Tasting Menu

Jean Georges Steakhouse [2,] Las Vegas NV

Jean Georges Steakhouse Orange Elderflower Cocktail – Hangar One Buddha’s Hand Vodka, Cranberry, Pineapple Lavash, Pretzel, Baguette, Walnut Cranberry Bread, Butter Sushi – Chipotle, Mayonnaise, Crispy Rice Bacon Wrapped Shrimp – Snap Peas, Spring Onion Mustard BBQ Pork Ribs – … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Coffee, Dessert, Foie, Foie Gras, Food, Ice Cream, Jean Georges, Jean Georges Steakhouse, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pork, Sushi, Tasting Menu

Chef Series #2 at Inyo Asian Restaurant, Las Vegas NV

Inyo Asian Restaurant sparkling sake and shiso kanpachi sashimi – sliced amberjack with serrano chili, yuzu kosho, tobiko & house ponzu 28 day dry aged wagyu carpaccio – aged stilton blue cheese, honey soy mustard seed & micro chives smoked … Continue reading

Posted in #chefseries, Dessert, Foie, Foie Gras, Food, Gelatology, Ice Cream, Inyo, Inyo Asian Restaurant, Inyo Asian Variety, Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant, Las Vegas, Nevada, Octopus, Pork, Sushi, Tasting Menu

Other Mama [2,] Las Vegas NV

Other Mama Latke with Sour Cream, Salmon Roe, Salt Cured Egg Yolk Sashimi Course with Honey Sweetened Mushroom Infused Soy Sauce – Fluke, Octopus, Spanish Big Eye Tuna, Scottish Salmon, Kombu Cured Japanese Snapper Sake Butter and Soy Grilled Japanese … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Crab, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Las Vegas, Nevada, Octopus, Other Mama, Sushi, Tasting Menu

Fish N Bowl, Las Vegas NV

Fish N Bowl Green Tea Seaweed Salad with Yuzu Juice and Sesame Oil J-Curry Edamame – Japanese Curry, Salt, and Butter Spoon Trio – Uni with Lime Juice, Smoked Sea Salt, Grated Wasabi / Oyster Spoon with Ponzu, Wasabi Relish, … Continue reading

Posted in Crab, Dessert, Fish N Bowl, Food, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pork, Sushi, Suzuya, Suzuya Pastries & Crepes, Tasting Menu

Mizumi, Las Vegas NV

Mizumi Green Tea Tempura Scallop with Avocado Puree, Osetra Caviar, Micro Basil Chilled Shigoku Oysters with Ponzu-Red Wine Mignonette, Fresh Wasabi, Micro Shiso Organic Tofu and Shinseki Pear Salad – Furikake Lavosh, Kokabu Turnops, Pomegranate, Yuzu Vinaigrette Angus Beef Tataki … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Pudding, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Las Vegas, Mizumi, Nevada, Octopus, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Truffle

Katsuya by Starck, Las Vegas NV

Katsuya by Starck Lobster & Truffle Chawanmushi with Black Truffle Potato Base Heritage Berkshire Pork Gyoza with Soy-Vinegar Dipping Sauce Baked Crab Hand Rolls – Baked Snow Crab with signature sauce, rice, soy paper Sashimi Course – Fresh Uni with … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Pudding, Coffee, Crab, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Katsuya, Katsuya by Starck, LA Mill, Las Vegas, Lobster, Nevada, Octopus, Pork, Sushi, Truffle

Izakaya Go, Las Vegas NV

Izakaya Go Matcha Green Tea Takoyaki Hamachi kama Unagi bowl Salmon skin salad Miso Soup Battera Agedashi tofu Chicken Karaage Tuna Belly Steak Chawan Mushi Mushroom Zosui porridge Ten zaru soba with tempura Tororo Udon with grated mountain yam Located … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Izakaya Go, Las Vegas, Nevada, Octopus, Sushi

Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant, Las Vegas NV

Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant Oolong Tea Oshinko – Assorted Japanese Pickles, Nori, Kimchee Salmon Belly Tartare – Caviar, Chives, Dashi Soy with crispy Lotus Root Suomono – Cucumber and Seaweed with Vinegar Sauce Hirame Carpaccio with citrus nam pla Hiya … Continue reading

Posted in Crab, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Inyo, Inyo Asian Variety, Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pork, Sushi, Tasting Menu

Aburiya Raku [2,] Las Vegas NV

Raku Red Sea Breem (Renko Dai) – Sashimi with pickled chrysanthemum, glass noodles, crispy skin Juicy Deep Fried Asajimie Chicken with Spinach and Yuzu Crispy Pig’s Ear Kurobuta Pork Belly in Broth with Braised Greens 1/2 Agadashi Tofu with Ikura, … Continue reading

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Japanese Cuisine by Omae, Las Vegas NV

Japanese Cuisine by Omae Matcha Sakizuke – Ikura and Mushrooms with Grated Daikon, Ponzu Sauce Zensai – Amaebi Tartar, Celeriac Puree, Tomato Sorbet, Shrimp Chips Mushimono – Steamed Scallop, Mozzarella, Grated Turnip, Golden Brown Sauce Sashimi – Salmon, Horse Mackerel, … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Dessert, Food, Japanese Cuisine by Omae, Las Vegas, Nevada, Omae, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Tiramisu, Truffle

Fountains Brunch at Jasmine, Las Vegas NV

Jasmine Welcome Platter – Apricot/Blueberry/Strawberry Jam, Compressed Melon Skewers, Blueberry Danish, Chocolate Muffin, Banana Muffin, Pain Au Chocolate, Butter Croissant Coffee Sui Mai/Har Gao/Char Siew Bao/Peking Duck Bao American Caviar, Buckwheat Waffle, Chive Crème Fraiche/ Tuna Poke with Mango in … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Breakfast, Coffee, Crab, Croissant, Dessert, Foie, Food, Fountains Brunch, Fountains Brunch at Jasmine, French Toast, Ice Cream, Jasmine, Las Vegas, Lobster, Nevada, Pork, Sushi, Waffles

Yonaka Modern Japanese, Las Vegas NV

Yonaka Modern Japanese Cucumber Basil Martini – Sake, Basil, Cucumber, Lemon Compressed Cucumber, Tomato, Salmon Eggs, Micro-basil Crispy Brussel Sprouts – Lemon, Chili, Mint, Puffed Rice Beet Fries – Rosemary, Sea Salt, Housemade Kewpie-style mayo Karaage – Fried Chicken, Jalapeno, … Continue reading

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Uchi, Austin TX

Uchi Pomegranate Tea Beet Sorbet with Candied Lemon Ume Jiso Roll – Cucumber and Japanese Plum Tempura Kabocha Bacon Steakie – Pork Belly, Watermelon, Radish, Citrus, Thai Basil Mustang Makimono – Freshwater Eel, Yellowtail, Tobiko, Avocado Machi Cure – Smoked … Continue reading

Posted in Austin, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Pork, Sushi, Texas, Uchi, Vacation

Wing Lei, Las Vegas NV

Wing Lei         Dim Sum: Shark Fin Dumpling, Pork Dumpling, Lobster Dumpling, Steamed Pork Bun, Scallop Custard, Har Gow, XLB, Tea Smoked Duck, Soy Chicken, Baked Pork Bun, Shrimp Balls, Egg Custard, Azuki Bean Sesame Balls, Sweet … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Coffee, Crab, Dessert, Food, Lobster, Octopus, Pork, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Wing Lei, Wing Lei Dim Sum Brunch

Yellowtail, Las Vegas NV

Yellowtail Beverages Oysters Big Eye Tuna Pizza/Crispy Kalbi Roll Baked Crab Hand Roll Being completely honest, I’m usually not a fan of “special events,” guest chefs, or the dumbed-down truncated experience of “Restaurant Week” but at $26 (after a deep … Continue reading

Posted in Crab, Food, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Yellowtail

Shunji, Los Angeles CA

Shunji Shirako Tofu in miso with rapeseed oil Arugula Salad with Lobster, Beets, Japanese Pears, Blue Cheese Cured Salmon, Bluefin, Red Grouper Tomato Agadashi Tofu with Japanese Eggplant and Shishito Pepper Squid, Squid Ink, Uni, Truffle, Quail Egg Yolk Miso … Continue reading

Posted in California, Crab, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Lobster, Los Angeles, Shunji, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Truffle, Vacation

[lost meals] Ichiza and Kabuto, Las Vegas NV

The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the Los … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Ichiza, Kabuto, Las Vegas, lost meals, Nevada, Sushi, Vacation

Blanca at Roberta’s, Brooklyn NY

The Gist: Roberta’s is a hip pizza place in Brooklyn – at least to the majority of its patrons – but to those in the know it is so much more and in March of 2011 I had the opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Blanca, Bread Basket, Brooklyn, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Italian, New York, Roberta's, Sushi, Sweetbreads, Tasting Menu, Vacation

Rogue 24, Washington DC

The Gist: Taken directly from the website because I couldn’t possibly sum it up better myself, “Rogue 24 is all about the unexpected…to wildly imaginative dishes and the theater-like setup where the kitchen acts as a culinary stage. Rogue 24 … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Crab, DC, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Macaroon, Pork, Rogue 24, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Truffle, Vacation, Vidalia 24, Washington